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Chad: UN Resident Coordinator a.i.'s Statement at the Opening ceremony of the Stabilization Conference (2 November 2017)

His Excellency, Mister Prime Minister of the Republic of Chad,
His Excellency, the African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security,
Mister the Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission,
Excellences,
Dear Members of the Government,
Dear Representatives of international institutions, UN agencies and non-governmental organizations,
Distinguished Guests, Dear Participants,

It is my great pleasure and honor to be here today, among so many key stakeholders, to discuss how we can work together towards long-term solutions to the multi-faceted crisis in the Lake Chad Basin. Defining a collective and regional framework for stabilization, one that includes ongoing humanitarian emergency action and integrates that with peacebuilding and development in affected areas, is a timely and critical task. On behalf of the United Nations System, I would like to thank the African Union and the Lake Chad Basin Commission for such an initiative and reaffirm the UN’s commitment to such an essential process. (Continued...)

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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Original Publication Date: 
02 Nov 2017
Document type: 
Press Statement
Location(s): 
N'Djamena
Lac
Theme(s): 
Civil-Military Coordination
Conflict
Human Rights and IHL
Livelihood
Coordination hub(s): 
Baga-sola
N'Djaména